Polemology Positions
John Fowke Studies
The Debate Over Justice And Liberty In John Fowke's England
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The Debate Over Justice And Liberty In John Fowke's England

An interview with Dr. Gerard Casey

I recently had the honor of talking to Dr. Gerard Casey, an eminent libertarian philosopher, about the intense debate over the nature and powers of political authority in Stuart and Cromwellian England. Reading a passage from John Lilburne and describing the Putney Debates in the New Model Army, Casey shows how that past debate is still alive in the present. John Fowke, the subject of my thesis, connects to everything and everyone we discussed.

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Polemology Positions
John Fowke Studies
Everything John Fowke related. London merchant adventurer and military entrepreneur John Fowke. My scholarship has centered on his role in the outbreak of the English Civil War, the parliamentary victory, and the birth of mass politics. Fowke and his partners shaped the nascent British gunpowder empire through the Restoration. No standalone volume about him exists.